Hong Kong media entrepreneur Jimmy Lai arrested again

Lai would be charged with collusion with "foreign powers" that wrote Mark Simon, an employee of a media entrepreneur, in the short message service Twitter. Th

Hong Kong media entrepreneur Jimmy Lai arrested again

Lai would be charged with collusion with "foreign powers" that wrote Mark Simon, an employee of a media entrepreneur, in the short message service Twitter. This is according to the so-called safety act, which had been set by the Beijing leadership at the end of June in force, is punishable by law. According to a police source, Lai was also made under the allegation of fraud.

Lai had said in June, before the entry into force of the so - called safety act - to the AFP news Agency that he was "prepared to the jail." He does not regret his support for the protests, he also said. The so-called safety act, he described as a "death knell for Hong Kong". Chinese state media have referred to Lai as "traitors" and pulling the strings behind the months-long protests in Hong Kong Pro-democracy movement in the past year.

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Updated Date: 10 August 2020, 02:26

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